Period
to 24 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 23 38
Rank change year-on-year +1 +15 -1
Permanent jobs citing Retail 302 386 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 7.84% 8.15% 5.64%
As % of the General category 19.14% 20.49% 15.29%
Number of salaries quoted 198 152 137
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £40,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.80% -5.29% -26.09%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,525 £28,125
90th Percentile £62,500 £75,000 £61,250
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% -5.26%

Retail is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1578 1884 1458
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 40.97% 39.78% 36.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1191 1409 1177
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £26,500 £25,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% -1.18% +1.19%

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Retail as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Retail in Birmingham

Retail
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Retail in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Retail in Birmingham

Retail
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in Birmingham over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Retail in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing Retail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Retail.

1 111 (36.75%) Finance
2 87 (28.81%) Microsoft
3 70 (23.18%) SQL
4 66 (21.85%) Manufacturing
5 58 (19.21%) Analytical Skills
6 56 (18.54%) Agile Software Development
7 53 (17.55%) .NET
8 51 (16.89%) SAP
9 47 (15.56%) C#
10 46 (15.23%) HTML
11 45 (14.90%) CSS
12 43 (14.24%) Project Management
13 42 (13.91%) E-Commerce
14 40 (13.25%) Business Intelligence
15 38 (12.58%) Publishing
15 38 (12.58%) Data Centre
16 37 (12.25%) JavaScript
17 36 (11.92%) SQL Server
18 35 (11.59%) Marketing
19 34 (11.26%) Customer Requirements
20 33 (10.93%) ASP.NET
20 33 (10.93%) ITIL
21 31 (10.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 31 (10.26%) PRINCE2
21 31 (10.26%) Project Planning
22 28 (9.27%) C
22 28 (9.27%) Logistics
23 27 (8.94%) Legal
24 26 (8.61%) Continuous Improvement
25 25 (8.28%) Mentoring

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (2.32%) Apache
2 6 (1.99%) nginx
3 5 (1.66%) CMS
4 3 (0.99%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.99%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.99%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (3.31%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 16 (5.30%) Dynamics NAV
2 7 (2.32%) SAP CO
2 7 (2.32%) SAP FI
2 7 (2.32%) SAP FI/CO
2 7 (2.32%) SAP MM
2 7 (2.32%) SAP Retail
3 5 (1.66%) SAP SD
4 4 (1.32%) SAP EWM
4 4 (1.32%) SAP HCM
5 2 (0.66%) SAP QM
5 2 (0.66%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.33%) SAP AFS
6 1 (0.33%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.32%) SuccessFactors
3 3 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.99%) Azure Data Factory
3 3 (0.99%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.66%) Office 365
5 1 (0.33%) Amazon CloudSearch
5 1 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.33%) Google Tag Manager
5 1 (0.33%) MailChimp
5 1 (0.33%) SaaS
5 1 (0.33%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.63%) RFID
2 13 (4.30%) WAN
3 12 (3.97%) DHCP
3 12 (3.97%) DNS
4 11 (3.64%) Firewall
4 11 (3.64%) LAN
5 10 (3.31%) Wireless
5 10 (3.31%) WLAN
6 9 (2.98%) TCP/IP
7 8 (2.65%) ATM
8 6 (1.99%) Asterisk PBX
8 6 (1.99%) VPN
9 5 (1.66%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (0.99%) BGP
10 3 (0.99%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (0.99%) EIGRP
10 3 (0.99%) Network Security
10 3 (0.99%) Skype
10 3 (0.99%) Unified Communications
10 3 (0.99%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (11.92%) SQL Server
2 31 (10.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 25 (8.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 23 (7.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (5.63%) Power BI
6 16 (5.30%) MySQL
7 12 (3.97%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (3.97%) SQL Server 2014
8 11 (3.64%) QlikView
8 11 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (2.65%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (2.65%) MongoDB
10 6 (1.99%) MariaDB
11 5 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (1.66%) NoSQL
12 3 (0.99%) Azure SQL Database
13 2 (0.66%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.66%) OLAP
14 1 (0.33%) Data Mining
14 1 (0.33%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 22 (7.28%) Visual Studio
2 14 (4.64%) eCATT
2 14 (4.64%) JIRA
2 14 (4.64%) LSMW
2 14 (4.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (2.98%) Git (software)
3 9 (2.98%) Selenium
4 8 (2.65%) JSUnit
5 6 (1.99%) SpecFlow
5 6 (1.99%) Vagrant
6 5 (1.66%) WebDriver
7 4 (1.32%) eggPlant
7 4 (1.32%) JBehave
7 4 (1.32%) JMeter
7 4 (1.32%) Ranorex
7 4 (1.32%) SoapUI
7 4 (1.32%) WATIR
8 3 (0.99%) JUnit
9 2 (0.66%) Maven
9 2 (0.66%) NUnit
General
1 111 (36.75%) Finance
2 66 (21.85%) Manufacturing
3 38 (12.58%) Publishing
4 35 (11.59%) Marketing
5 27 (8.94%) Legal
6 20 (6.62%) Billing
7 19 (6.29%) Telecoms
8 15 (4.97%) Automotive
9 13 (4.30%) Banking
10 8 (2.65%) Games
11 4 (1.32%) Back Office
11 4 (1.32%) Law
12 2 (0.66%) Advertising
12 2 (0.66%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.33%) Brand Awareness
13 1 (0.33%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 72 (23.84%) Developer
2 49 (16.23%) Consultant
3 37 (12.25%) SAP Consultant
4 36 (11.92%) Analyst
5 34 (11.26%) Project Manager
6 32 (10.60%) .NET Developer
7 19 (6.29%) Senior Manager
8 15 (4.97%) Field Engineer
8 15 (4.97%) Senior Project Manager
9 14 (4.64%) Business Analyst
9 14 (4.64%) Logistics Consultant
10 13 (4.30%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 13 (4.30%) SAP Logistics Consultant
11 11 (3.64%) SAP Support
12 10 (3.31%) Applications Consultant
12 10 (3.31%) C# Developer
12 10 (3.31%) Junior
12 10 (3.31%) SAP Support Consultant
12 10 (3.31%) Service Manager
12 10 (3.31%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (17.55%) .NET
2 46 (15.23%) HTML
3 45 (14.90%) CSS
4 33 (10.93%) ASP.NET
5 25 (8.28%) jQuery
6 17 (5.63%) HTML5
7 14 (4.64%) EDI
7 14 (4.64%) IDoc
8 11 (3.64%) REST
9 10 (3.31%) .NET Framework
10 9 (2.98%) AngularJS
10 9 (2.98%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (2.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 8 (2.65%) Ionic Framework
11 8 (2.65%) WebSockets
12 7 (2.32%) MDX
13 6 (1.99%) LAMP
13 6 (1.99%) LEMP Stack
13 6 (1.99%) SOAP
14 5 (1.66%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 58 (19.21%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (12.58%) Data Centre
3 17 (5.63%) Mobile Computing
4 14 (4.64%) LIMS
4 14 (4.64%) NHS
4 14 (4.64%) Social Media
5 13 (4.30%) EPoS
5 13 (4.30%) Management Information System
6 11 (3.64%) Fintech
7 10 (3.31%) Mobile App
8 8 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (0.99%) FMCG
10 3 (0.99%) User Experience
11 2 (0.66%) AS400
11 2 (0.66%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (0.66%) Smartphone
12 1 (0.33%) Blog
12 1 (0.33%) BYOD
12 1 (0.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 23 (7.62%) Windows
2 16 (5.30%) Linux
3 15 (4.97%) Android
4 6 (1.99%) Debian
4 6 (1.99%) Ubuntu
4 6 (1.99%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.66%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.66%) HPUX
5 2 (0.66%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (18.54%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (14.24%) Project Management
3 42 (13.91%) E-Commerce
4 40 (13.25%) Business Intelligence
5 34 (11.26%) Customer Requirements
6 33 (10.93%) ITIL
7 31 (10.26%) PRINCE2
7 31 (10.26%) Project Planning
8 28 (9.27%) Logistics
9 26 (8.61%) Continuous Improvement
10 25 (8.28%) Integration Testing
10 25 (8.28%) Mentoring
11 23 (7.62%) MVC
12 22 (7.28%) Analytics
12 22 (7.28%) TDD
13 21 (6.95%) Scrum
14 19 (6.29%) Programme Management
15 18 (5.96%) Stakeholder Management
16 17 (5.63%) Knowledge Management
17 16 (5.30%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 70 (23.18%) SQL
2 47 (15.56%) C#
3 37 (12.25%) JavaScript
4 28 (9.27%) C
5 23 (7.62%) ABAP
6 22 (7.28%) PHP
7 15 (4.97%) T-SQL
8 8 (2.65%) VB.NET
9 7 (2.32%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 7 (2.32%) Java
10 6 (1.99%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.66%) C++
11 2 (0.66%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.66%) VBA
12 1 (0.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 17 (5.63%) APMP
2 14 (4.64%) CISSP
3 13 (4.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (3.64%) Degree
5 8 (2.65%) Security Cleared
6 7 (2.32%) CISM
7 6 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (1.66%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.32%) CCNP
10 2 (0.66%) CCNA
10 2 (0.66%) CISA
10 2 (0.66%) ISEB
11 1 (0.33%) Computer Science Degree
11 1 (0.33%) MCSA
11 1 (0.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.28%) QA
2 9 (2.98%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (1.32%) COBIT
5 3 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.66%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.66%) PMO
6 2 (0.66%) SLA
7 1 (0.33%) GDPR
7 1 (0.33%) NIST 800
System Software
1 7 (2.32%) Docker
2 6 (1.99%) KVM
2 6 (1.99%) pfSense
2 6 (1.99%) Samba
2 6 (1.99%) Virtual Servers
2 6 (1.99%) VirtualBox
3 2 (0.66%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (2.65%) AirWatch
2 7 (2.32%) Ansible
2 7 (2.32%) Puppet
3 6 (1.99%) Salt
4 3 (0.99%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.33%) QRadar
Vendors
1 87 (28.81%) Microsoft
2 51 (16.89%) SAP
3 11 (3.64%) Tableau
4 8 (2.65%) SOTI
5 7 (2.32%) Oracle
6 5 (1.66%) Cisco
6 5 (1.66%) Google
7 4 (1.32%) CA Agile Central
7 4 (1.32%) hybris
8 3 (0.99%) CheckPoint
8 3 (0.99%) IBM
9 2 (0.66%) Fortinet
9 2 (0.66%) VMware
10 1 (0.33%) Apple
10 1 (0.33%) Dell
10 1 (0.33%) Juniper
10 1 (0.33%) Splunk
10 1 (0.33%) Tandberg
10 1 (0.33%) Twitter
10 1 (0.33%) WatchGuard